Elizabeth Norris

1802–
Barnsley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Norris was born on 23 September 1802, in Barnsley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Michael Norris, was 45 and her mother, Mary Clissold, was 42.

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Family Time Line

Michael Norris
1757–1836
Mary Clissold
1760–1833
Thomas Norris
1781–1816
Charles Norris
1784–1863
Betty Norris
1786–
John Norris
1789–1837
Maria Norris
1791–1865
Harriet Norris
1794–
Jacob Norris
1796–1799
Charlotte Norris
1798–
Jacob Norris
1801–1801
Elizabeth Norris
1802–

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World Events (8)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 6

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 13

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 31

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish:1. regional name for someone who had migrated from the North (i.e. further north in England, or from Scotland or Scandinavia), from Old French nor(r)eis ‘northerner’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a house on the north side of a settlement or estate, from Middle English north ‘north’ + hous ‘house’. 3. occupational name for a wet-nurse or foster mother, from Old French nurice, norrice (Latin nutrix, genitive nutricis).

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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